The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 229 238 262
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 31 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.088% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.094% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 0
Average salary £34,500 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,163 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.11%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6990 6379 7134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.66% 93.92% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5772 5486 6099
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Server Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 12 £34,500 +16.94%
Cheshire -13 10 £34,500 -17.36% 1
Merseyside +12 7 £23,500 +2.17%
Cumbria - 2 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) VMware
3 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (68.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (48.94%) Citrix
6 21 (44.68%) Finance
7 19 (40.43%) MCTS
7 19 (40.43%) MCITP
7 19 (40.43%) ITIL
8 18 (38.30%) Windows 2000
8 18 (38.30%) VMS
8 18 (38.30%) Change Management
8 18 (38.30%) Change Control
9 17 (36.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 17 (36.17%) VMware ESX
9 17 (36.17%) CCA
9 17 (36.17%) Citrix Certification
10 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
11 14 (29.79%) MCSE
11 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
12 12 (25.53%) MCP
12 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
12 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
15 4 (8.51%) UNIX
15 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
15 4 (8.51%) Active Directory

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Statistics
1 2 (4.26%) CMDB
1 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (70.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Windows 2000
3 18 (38.30%) VMS
4 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
5 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.51%) UNIX
7 3 (6.38%) AIX
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.26%) SUSE
8 2 (4.26%) Solaris
8 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 18 (38.30%) Change Management
2 18 (38.30%) Change Control
3 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.26%) Benchmarking
4 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (40.43%) MCTS
2 19 (40.43%) MCITP
3 17 (36.17%) CCA
3 17 (36.17%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (29.79%) MCSE
5 12 (25.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (68.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 17 (36.17%) VMware ESX
3 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) VMware
2 23 (48.94%) Citrix
3 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Symantec
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Sage
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago